Program


Best Paper Award

  • CompSize: Automated Size Estimation of Embedded Software Components (Kenneth Lind, Rogardt Heldal, Tigran Harutyunyan and Tony Heimdahl)
  • Benchmark-based Aggregation of Metrics to Ratings (Tiago Alves, José Pedro Correia and Joost Visser)

Best Industrial Paper Award

  • Design of a Functional Size Measurement Procedure for Real-Time Embedded Software Requirements Expressed using the Simulink Model (Hassan Soubra, Alain Abran, Stern Sophie and Amar Ramdane-Cherif)
  • Aligning Software Projects with Business Objectives (Adam Trendowicz, Jens Heidrich and Katsutoshi Shintani)

Best Student Paper Award

  • Good or Bad Committers? A Case Study of Committers’ Cautiousness and the Consequences on the Bug Fixing Process in the Eclipse Project (Anakorn Jongyindee, Masao Ohira, Akinori Ihara and Kenichi Matsumoto)

Program

IWSM/Mensura 2011 Program (PDF file)

November 1

3rd International Workshop on Empirical Software Engineering in Practice (IWESEP 2011)

November 2

MSR (Mining Software Repository) School in Asia 2011

November 3 – IWSM/Mensura Day 1

Start Noh theatre (Main Hall) Conference Room 1 Conference Room 2
9:00
9:20
Registration (at registration desk)
9:20
9:40
Opening
9:40
10:50
Keynote 1
Business Analytics and Optimization in Software Development: Experience at IBM Rational (Tsutomu Kamimura)
10:50
11:00
Break (10min)
11:00
12:30
Session 1A (Full papers)
30min each
Size and Performance Measurement

Chair: Sylvie Trudel
Session 1B (Full papers)
30min each
OSS / Repository Mining

Chair: Takayuki Omori
Session 1C (Short papers)
22min each
Software Verification

Chair: Haruaki Tamada
Design of a Functional Size Measurement Procedure for Real-Time Embedded Software Requirements Expressed using the Simulink Model (Hassan Soubra, Alain Abran, Stern Sophie and Amar Ramdane-Cherif) An Analysis of Gradual Patch Application – A Better Explanation of Patch Acceptance (Passakorn Phannachitta, Pijak Jirapiwong, Akinori Ihara, Masao Ohira and Kenichi Matsumoto) Improvement of a Visualization Technique for the Passage Rate of Unit Testing and Static Checking and its Evaluation (Yuko Muto, Kozo Okano and Shinji Kusumoto)
CompSize: Automated Size Estimation of Embedded Software Components (Kenneth Lind, Rogardt Heldal, Tigran Harutyunyan and Tony Heimdahl) Good or Bad Committers? A Case Study of Committers’ Cautiousness and the Consequences on the Bug Fixing Process in the Eclipse Project (Anakorn Jongyindee, Masao Ohira, Akinori Ihara and Kenichi Matsumoto) Translation Pattern of BPEL Process into Promela Code (Ryosuke Nakashiro, Yasutaka Kamei, Naoyasu Ubayashi, Shin Nakajima and Akihito Iwai)
Caching Highly Compute-intensive Cloud Applications: An Approach to Balancing Cost with Performance (Robert Neumann, Eric Göltzer, Andreas Schmietendorf and Reiner Dumke) Analyzing Involvements of Reviewers Through Mining A Code Review Repository (Junwei Liang and Osamu Mizuno) Measurement of JAXA’s IV&V Activity Effectiveness Based on findings (Ryo Ujiie, Haruka Nakao, Masafumi Katahira, Nobuyuki Hoshino and Yuko Miyamoto)
Approach to Introducing a Statistical Quality Control (Nobuhiro Nakamura, Shinji Kusumoto, Satoru Takahashi and Kousuke Nakatsuka)
12:30
13:40
Lunch (70 min)
13:40
15:10
Session 2A (Full papers)
30min each
Measurement Tools and Frameworks

Chair: Norihiro Yoshida
Session 2B (Full papers)
30min each
Software Quality I

Chair: Masao Ohira
Session 2C (Short papers)
22min each
Education and Human Factors

Chair: Masateru Tsunoda
A Pluggable Tool for Measuring Software Metrics from Source Code (Yoshiki Higo, Akira Saito, Goro Yamada, Tatsuya Miyake, Shinji Kusumoto and Katsuro Inoue) Critiquing Rules and Quality Quantification of Development-related Documents (Tadashi Nagano, Yoshifumi Sakamoto, Satoshi Haraguchi, Hironori Takeuchi, Shiho Ogino and Akira Fukuda) A Framework for Programming Process Measurement and Compiling Error Interpretation for Novice Programmers (Haruaki Tamada, Akihiro Ogino and Hirotada Ueda)
Service Oriented Framework for Mining Software Repository (Shinsuke Matsumoto and Masahide Nakamura) Bidirectional Influence of Defects and Functional Size (Sylvie Trudel and Alain Abran) Educational Issues in the Teaching of Software Measurement in Software Engineering Undergraduate Programs (Monica Villavicencio and Alain Abran)
Benchmark-based Aggregation of Metrics to Ratings (Tiago Alves, José Pedro Correia and Joost Visser) Enabling Analysis and Measurement of Conventional Software Development Documents Using Project-specific Formalism (Taiga Nakamura, Hironori Takeuchi, Futoshi Iwama and Ken Mizuno) Validation of the model for prediction of the human performance (Konstantina Georgieva, Robert Neumann, Anja Fiegler and Reiner Dumke)
Software Metrics based on Coding Standards Violations (Yasunari Takai, Takashi Kobayashi and Kiyoshi Agusa)
15:10
15:40
Coffee Break (30min)
15:40
17:10
Session 3A (Full papers)
30min each
Software Cost and Effort

Chair: Osamu Mizuno
Session 3B (Full papers)
30min each
Software Quality II

Chair: Yoshiki Higo
Session 3C (Short papers)
22min each
Software Process Improvement

Chair: Kyohei Fushida
Performance Evaluation of Windowing Approach on Effort Estimation by Analogy (Sousuke Amasaki, Yohei Takahara and Tomoyuki Yokogawa) An Empirical Study of Fault Prediction with Code Clone Metrics (Yasutaka Kamei, Hiroki Sato, Akito Monden, Shinji Kawaguchi, Hidetake Uwano, Masataka Nagura, Kenichi Matsumoto and Naoyasu Ubayashi) A process refactoring for software development with process complexity and activity priority lists (Noriko Hanakawa)
Evidence-Based Evaluation of Effort Estimation Methods (Cornelius Wille, Anja Fiegler, Robert Neumann and Reiner Dumke) Quantifying the Effectiveness of Testing Efforts on Software Fault Detection with a Logit Software Reliability Growth Model (Hiroyuki Okamura, Yusuke Etani and Tadashi Dohi) Improve Tracking in the Software Development Projects (José L. Cuadrado-García, Juan J. Cuadrado-Gallego, Miguel A. Herranz-Martínez and Pablo Rodríguez Soria)
Invited Speech: Benchmarking projects measured with COSMIC function points (Harold van Heeringen) A Proposal of NHPP-based Method for Predicting Code Change in Open Source Development (Hirohisa Aman) Application of GQM+Strategies® in Japanese Space Industory (Tatsuya Kaneko, Masafumi Katahira, Yuko Miyamoto and Martin Kowalczyk)
An Analysis of Cost-overrun Projects using Financial Data and Software Metrics (Hidetake Uwano, Yasutaka Kamei, Akito Monden and Kenichi Matsumoto)
17:10 Break (20min)
17:30
18:10
Attraction
18:10
18:20
Award Ceremony
18:20
19:00
Move to banquet place
19:00 Banquet (at Nara hotel)

November 4 – IWSM/Mensura Day 2

Start Noh theatre (Main Hall) Conference Room 1 Conference Room 2
9:00
9:10
Registration (at registration desk)
9:10
10:20
Keynote 2
Measurement Impossible: How a Measure for Value Saved NASA JPL’s Software Assurance Program (Daniel Port)
10:20
10:30
Break (10min)
10:30
12:00
Session 4A (Fast Abstracts)
15min each
Software Analysis and Metrics

Chair: Yoshiki Higo
Session 4B (Fast Abstracts)
15min each
Project Management and Empirical Investigation

Chair: Hiroshi Igaki
On Estimating Source Lines of Code from a Binary Program (Takahiro Sunada, Akito Monden and Kenichi Matsumoto) An Empirical Investigation on Defect Detection in Early Stages of Development Phases (Naoki Agata and Shuji Morisaki)
Metrics for Model-Based Mutation Testing Based on Place/Transition Nets (Tomohiko Takagi, Ryousuke Takata, Zengo Furukawa, Fevzi Belli and Mutlu Beyazıt) An Approach for Crowdsourcing Software Development (Yuki Usui and Shuji Morisaki)
An Empirical Analysis between Age of Code Modules and Software Defects (Mahito Idehara and Osamu Mizuno) Automatic classification of user’s statement in requirement specification phase (Koji Toda and Kenichi Matsumoto)
Valuation of Software Assurance Activities for Critical Software at JAXA (Haruka Nakao, Dan Port, Ryo Ujiie, Yuko Miyamoto and Masa Katahira) An Approach for Selecting Focused Defect Types in Software Inspection (Chikako Ogawa and Shuji Morisaki)
Fault-prone Module Prediction By Filtering Warning Messages of Static Code Analyzer (Michi Nakai and Osamu Mizuno) In-process Measurement Model with Consideration Toward Other Phase Steps in the Integration and Test Phase of Large-scale Software Development (Yoshiki Mitani and Kenichi Matsumoto)
The proposal of the Feasibility Metrics of a new Project Based on the Load-Capacity Model (Takumi Kusanagi, Akinori Saito and Koichiro Ochimizu)
12:00
13:00
Lunch (60 min)
13:00
14:30
Session 5A (Full papers)
30min each
Software Project and Business

Chair: Hironori Washizaki
Session 5B (Short papers)
22min each
Software Quality III

Chair: Yasutaka Kamei
Metrics Center of Excellence – From idea to implementation of a “meaningful” measurement and analysis process (Vishwajit Joshi) Fault Prediction Capability of Program File’s Logical-Coupling Metrics (Syed Nadeem Ahsan and Franz Wotawa)
Aligning Software Projects with Business Objectives (Adam Trendowicz, Jens Heidrich and Katsutoshi Shintani) Tool-support for a Model-Centric Quality Assessment: QuaTALOG (Benoît Vanderose and Naji Habra)
A Model of Project Supervision for Process Correction and Improvement (Masateru Tsunoda, Akito Monden, Tomoko Matsumura and Kenichi Matsumoto) Using the COSMIC Method to Evaluate the Quality of the Documentation of Agile User Stories (Jean-Marc Desharnais, Buğra Kocatürk and Alain Abran)
An Exploratory Study on the Impact of Usage of Screenshot in Software Inspection Recording Activity (Tatsuya Sasaki, Shuji Morisaki and Kenich Matsumoto)
14:30
14:50
Coffee Break (20min)
14:50
16:20
Session 6A (Full papers)
30min each
Software Maintenance

Chair: Shinsuke Matsumoto
Session 6B (Short papers)
22min each
Software Effort and Productivity

Chair: Sousuke Amasaki
Sending Out a Software Operation Summary: Leveraging Software Operation Knowledge for Maintenance Tasks (Henk Van Der Schuur, Slinger Jansen and Sjaak Brinkkemper) Internal and External Software Benchmark Repository Utilization for Effort Estimation (Ozden Ozcan Top, Baris Ozkan, Mina Nabi, Onur Demirors and Erdir Ungan)
Using Efficient Machine-Learning Models to Assess Two Important Quality Factors: Maintainability and Reusability (Hakim Lounis, Tamer Gayed and Mounir Boukadoum) Common Practices and Problems in Effort Data Collection in the Software Industry (Ayşegül Özkaya, Erdir Ungan and Onur Demirörs)
Evaluation of Understandability of UML Class Diagrams by Using Word Similarity (Yuto Nakamura, Kazunori Sakamoto, Kiyohisa Inoue, Hironori Washizaki and Yoshiaki Fukazawa) Analysis Results on Productivity Variation in Force.com applications (Taku Fujii and Megumi Kimura)
Growth- and Entropy-based SOA Measurement – Vision and Approach in a Large Scale Environment (Anja Fiegler and Reiner R. Dumke)
16:20
16:30
Break (10min)
16:30 Closing